Gibbus deformity

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Follow-up from orthopedic clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Gibbus deformity resulting in severe thorcolumbar kyphosis. 

Case Discussion

The cause of this deformity is not known. The history is of a long-standing deformity (since childhood), and is presumed to be secondary to tuberculosis as the patient was living in a tuberculosis endemic country at the time. 

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Case information

rID: 42824
Published: 12th Feb 2016
Last edited: 20th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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